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Indian priest faces deportation for molesting girl in US

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 08:53

An Indian-origin priest has been sentenced to 25 years of supervised probation and faces deportation for sexually molesting a 12-year-old girl in the US state of Minnesota, local media reported.

In post-Fukushima policy test, Japan town rallies for nuclear re-start

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 09:56

On the main road leading from the Sendai nuclear plant in southern Japan, a construction crew is laying down asphalt to widen the evacuation route in the event of a future disaster.

Fukushima worker dies after accident: Plant operator

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:23

A worker at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan died in hospital Friday after being buried in earth and rubble while digging a hole at the site, the facility’s operator said.

Fukushima operator halts water decontamination system

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 13:51

The operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Wednesday it has temporarily shut down a decontamination system that scrubs radiation-tainted water used to cool damaged reactors.

Fukushima: Tepco submits new business plan, seeks more funds

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 16:04

The operator of Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant submitted a revised business plan to the government on Friday aimed at securing steady profit with the restart of its undamaged Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear plant in July.

Fukushima operator readies new restructuring plan

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 13:11

Tokyo Electric Power Wednesday submitted a fresh restructuring plan to a Japanese government-backed fund that envisages the creation of a special unit to dismantle the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

Fukushima operator starts dangerous fuel-rod removal

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 12:52

Workers at Japan`s Fukushima nuclear plant today began moving fuel rods from a reactor building, in their most difficult and dangerous task since a tsunami crippled the facility in 2011.

Japan OKs fuel removal from pool at nuke plant

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 16:17

Japanese regulators have given a final approval for a plan to remove fuel rods from an uncontained cooling pool at a damaged reactor building considered as the highest risk at the crippled nuclear plant.

Japan ruling-party panel to propose break-of Fukushima operator: Media

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 11:25

A Japanese ruling-party panel will recommend the break-up of Tokyo Electric Power Co after shortcomings in the firm`s handling of clean-up operations at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, Japanese media said on Wednesday.

Fukushima radiation levels soar to record high in aftermath of Typhoon Wipha

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 15:40

Japan`s Tokyo Electric Power Co. has detected the highest level of beta ray-emitting radioactive substances yet at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in the aftermath of Typhoon Wipha.

New leak detected at Fukushima N-plant

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 20:02

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, said Thursday that it had found another leak at the site and that levels of radioactivity near a ditch had spiked.

Fukushima leak contaminates six people with radioactive water

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 20:01

Six workers were drenched in a leak at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Wednesday after a pipe was leaked by mistake.